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Requesting Public Records
The City of Hudson, in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, defines records as including the following: Any document - paper, electronic (including, but not limited to, email), or other format - that is created or received by, or comes under the jurisdiction of a public office that documents the organization, functions, policies, decisions, procedures, operations, or other activities of the office. All records of the City are public unless they are specifically exempt from disclosure under the Ohio Revised Code.
A copy of the City's Public Records Policy is available online. It is the policy of the City of Hudson to strictly adhere to the state's Public Records Act. The City of Hudson works diligently to fulfill requests for public records in a timely manner. Public records requests should be made through the Communications Office by completing and submitting the Public Records Request Form. You do not need to identify yourself, but we will need a way of contacting you when the request has been filled.
Public Records Online Request Form
While we prefer you use the form to help ensure we will find the specific documents you are searching for, you can stop in at City Hall, 1140 Terex Road, or call Jody Roberts at (330) 342-9539 with your request.
To request police department records, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or faxf a records request to (330) 342-1821. Please include names, dates, and type of information requested. There is no cost for copies of reports.
Public Records Policy
A copy of the Hudson Public Records Request Policy at this link.
Records NOT Maintained by the City of Hudson
Birth, death, marriage, property tax, deeds and some other records are not kept in the City of Hudson. These records may be obtained as follows:
- Birth Certificates: Summit County
- Civil/Criminal Court Records: Summit County Courts
- Death Certificates: Summit County
- Deeds/Property Information: Summit County Recorder
- Income Tax Records: Regional Income Tax Agency
- Marriage/Divorce Records: Summit County
- Property Tax Records: Summit County
Jody Roberts | Communications Manager / Public Information Officer | 1140 Terex Rd. | Hudson, OH 44236 | (330) 342-9539 | Email